Big Ideas Information Session

Event Date: 

Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Do you have a big idea?

You can win 20K to start up your social venture and receive mentorship from successful entrepreneurs and industry experts by applying to the Big Ideas Contest!

The Big Ideas Contest is a UC wide social innovation competition that helps student innovators create, fund, launch, and scale their social venture. We offer mentorship and funding for students who have creative solutions to address pressing social challenges.

The Big Ideas Competition has 10 social impact tracts to choose from:

·  Workforce Development

·  Pandemic Response & Recovery 

·  Global Health

·  Food & Agriculture

·  Financial Inclusion

·  Data & AI

·  Energy & Resources

·  Education & Literacy

·  Cities & Communities

·  Art & Social Change

The deadline for the 3-page pre-proposal is November 18th at 1pm. 


Come learn more at the following information sessions!

October 28th, 12-1PM:

October 28th, 5-6PM: 

If you want to be kept in the loop about how to write your pre-proposal, advising, and other opporutnities, please fill out this interest form.